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Chevrolet Camaro SS

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Chevrolet Camaro SS

4-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5666 cm3 / 345.8 cu in / 345.8 cu in, 238.0 kW / 319.2 hp / 319.2 hp, 467.8 N·m / 345.0 lb·ft / 345.0 lb·ft, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 255 km/h / 158 mph / 158 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from1999
ModelCamaro SSIssued until
SerieCamaroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4920 mm / 193.7 in / 193.7 inTotal (curb) weight1545 kg / 3406 lb / 3406 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1310 mm / 51.6 in / 51.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.91  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.1 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
FuelStroke91.9 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyEngine displacement5666 cm3 / 345.8 cu in / 345.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity708.85 cm3/cylinder / 43.257 cu in/cylinder / 43.257 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power238.0 kW / 319.2 hp / 319.2 hp at
AspirationMax. torque467.8 N·m / 345.0 lb·ft / 345.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)101.9 kW / 136.6 hp / 136.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output42.0 kW/l / 0.923 bhp/cu in / 0.923 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.6 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed255 km/h / 158 mph / 158 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.50 s / 5.50 s / 5.50 sPower-to-weight ratio209.7 kW/ton / 158.9 bhp/ton / 158.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60-R16Tyres rear225/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Camaro SS

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